Arts

Chinatown Summer Fest

This iconic event is one of the most ethnically unique outdoor events in Chicago and the Midwest. Attracting more than 40,000 people from throughout the region, Chinatown Summer Fair is a true celebration of Far East beauty and culture including food, art and music located on Wentworth Avenue from Cermak Avenue to 24th Place in […]

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African Festival of the Arts

Annually during Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. Attendees are transported across the Diaspora with interactive engagements, vibrant drumming, museum quality and collectible artifacts, colorful and rich handwoven fabric and textile, and other program spaces and Interactive spaces include: Drum & Afro-folk Village, Children […]

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A Glimpse of Africa Festival

A Glimpse of Africa Festival is a family-friendly event that will showcase the beauty of the African diverse cultures through Fashion, Art, Food, music

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Viva la Vida summer series: Observando y Pintando

Practice your observation skills to make a beautiful painting! In this class students will learn about Mexican/French artist Jean Charlot’s painting Chichen Itzá (Relieve de Chichen Itzá), an important artwork that documents a relief from a pyramid at Chichen Itzá. After better understanding this piece students will use their own narratives as inspiration for a […]

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Art at the Glen

Live music and great food from neighboring restaurants add to the experience of this FREE outdoor festival. Fun art activities for kids make Art at the Glen a destination for art enthusiasts of all ages! Festival-goers can make a day of it in the charming Glen Town Center which boasts incredible shopping and dining experiences.

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Art at the Glen

Live music and great food from neighboring restaurants add to the experience of this FREE outdoor festival. Fun art activities for kids make Art at the Glen a destination for art enthusiasts of all ages! Festival-goers can make a day of it in the charming Glen Town Center which boasts incredible shopping and dining experiences.

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Exhibition Opening: Timoun ayiti/Children of Haiti

In all cultures of the world, children are considered to be one of life’s greatest blessings. In Haiti, where blessings can sometimes be scare, this is especially true. This exhibition of paintings, drawn from the Waterloo Center for the Arts’ Haitian Collection, celebrates the joy of childhood and the joy that children bring to our […]

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Bantu Fest 2020

A Community Festival Bringing Over 30 Different Countries and Cultures Together to Exchange, Celebrate Diversity, Unity & Love. Join thousands of delighted festival-goers, coming together to exchange, celebrating diversity, culture, and food from over 30 different countries, local and international artists, MCs, DJs, from the Caribbean, Africa, South America and the USA. In honor of […]

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Black is Dope Sidewalk Sale

RECYCLED MODERN + NIA ANNE PHOTOGRAPHY JUNETEENTH SIDEWALK SALE BLACK IS DOPE MUSIC| ART| DOPE VIBES On Friday June 19th , come to your favorite shop and experience a new normal. Black is Dope SIdewalk Sale featuring local artisians whose voices are the threads that weave the fabric of black Chicago. Makers and Artisians: Photography-Art- […]

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LIVE Presentation: 200 Objects that Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties

Every artifact tells a story. Learn about the history of Lake County through the artifacts featured in the book 200 Objects that Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties. Debbie Fandrei, curator of the Raupp Museum in Buffalo Grove and project manager for the book, will show pictures and share stories of 30 of the […]

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